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Princeton's WordNet

  1. locking, lockupnoun

    the act of locking something up to protect it


  1. lockingnoun

    The act by which something is locked.

  2. lockingnoun

    Using a lock or a mutex to restrict the access to a part of a code to at most one process.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Locking

    of Lock


  1. Locking

    Locking is a village and civil parish in Somerset, England. It is a predominantly quiet residential area of North Somerset, 3.5 miles south east of the town of Weston-super-Mare and houses a large farming contingent. As well as a pub and church the village has a village hall, school, a post office, two hairdressers, a Chinese takeaway, a reptile shop and petrol service station comprising car sales and a mechanical workshop. The village gave its name to RAF Locking, which has now closed and proposals are under consideration for an employment and residential development for the site that could deliver 25 hectare of employment space and up to 1,800 new homes. In July 2011, North Somerset Council gave planning permission for the £50 million LeisureDome to be constructed on the site. It will contain a 210-metre indoor ski slope, other leisure facilities and a number of shops and restaurants.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of locking in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of locking in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of locking in a Sentence

  1. Michael Tan:

    This is about the Trump administration's agenda of locking up any asylum seeker they can to deter people from seeking protection under our laws.

  2. Influential Iowa Republican:

    The fact that the primaries are a year away means that the Bush team knows that they must keep an eye on Walker's fundraising efforts, winning the majority of major donors early on can help fuel momentum for front-runner status and Walker knows his team has to give it everything it has in order to keep Bush from locking them up.

  3. Eric Adams:

    At the precinct level, someone comes in for a petty theft, we're at the policing level, you identify that they have a mental health issue, instead of locking them up -- let's defer prosecution, let's have a local community-based organization that deals with mental health illnesses handle it right at the precinct -- that's the coordination that we need, there's no reason to put someone( with) mental health illness in Rikers Island, Rikers Island's Rikers Island.

  4. Matt Lauer:

    There was no such locking mechanism. It didn't exist.

  5. Kellyanne Conway:

    He's an unconventional candidate, and he's not going to prepare the way Hillary does, which is . . . locking her in a room and cramming her head with all those binders and getting the Hollywood types that she raised gazillions of dollars with in fund-raisers.

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    cloth coverings wrapped around something (as a wound or a baby)
    • A. swathing
    • B. congius
    • C. tithe
    • D. maculation

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